Dinner and a Discount: Seniors can eat for less at these restaurants

By Christian Copus-Sallas and KaiLynn Quenga

Things are getting more expensive, and food is no exception. Just to make life a bit easier, what follows is a list of some local restaurants that may give a senior discount. Generally speaking, you have to ask for it. Many of these are valid at multiple locations. 



10180 W. McDowell Road, Avondale

623-907-4780, chick-fil-a.com

Seniors earn a free small drink.


1025 N. Avondale Boulevard, Avondale 

623-792-8649, culvers.com

A discount is given with a valid ID; companywide offer. 


11435 W. Buckeye Road, Suite A109, Avondale

623-643-9371, subway.com

Discount given with valid ID.


Papa John’s 

944 S. Watson Road, Suite 103, Buckeye 

623-977-7272, papajohns.com

Discounts given to those with a valid ID. 


Haus Murphy’s  

5739 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale 

623-939-2480, hausmurphys.com

Senior discounts on Wednesdays with valid proof of ID. 


6601 W. Peoria Avenue, Glendale 

623-878-9631, ihop.com

15% senior citizens’ discount.



1218 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear

623-935-7388, dennys.com

Senior discounts given through AARP and with valid ID; companywide offer. 


442 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear

Some Arby’s locations offer a discount of 10%, but it is not a chainwide policy, so ask.



7717 W. Bell Road, Peoria

623-979-5850, chilis.com

A 10% discount is given with a valid ID; companywide discount. 

Long John Silver’s 

8301 W. Peoria Avenue, Peoria

623-979-6090, ljsilvers.com

Ask the server for the discount, available with a valid ID 


5 & Diner 

5220 N. 16th Street, Phoenix

602-264-5220, 5anddiner.com

A 10% discount given to those 60 and older. 


2180 E. Baseline Road, Phoenix

602-323-5680, applebees.com

Any day with valid proof of ID.


10645 N. Tatum Boulevard, Suite 400, Phoenix 

480-922-2675, blimpie.com

Discount given when asked at the register with valid ID. 

El Pollo Loco 

4102 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix 

602-955-0791, elpolloloco.com

A 10% discount is given with a valid ID.

The Old Spaghetti Factory  

1418 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix  

602-257-0380, osf.com

A menu specialized with discounted smaller portions made for seniors.  

Pho Laveen Vietnamese Cuisine  

3424 W. Southern Ave, Unit 180, Phoenix

602-825-1131, pholaveenaz.com

A 10% discount is given to those 55 years and older.


4445 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix 

602-808-9800, schlotzskys.com

A 10% discount is given with a valid ID.  

Song Lynn Vietnamese Restaurant 

2755 N. 91st Avenue, Suite A150-160, Phoenix 

623-936-9535, songlynn.com

Any day of the week with valid ID. 


4302 E. Chandler Boulevard, Phoenix

480-704-9151, sonicdrivein.com

Ask the server for the discount, available with a valid ID.